equidistant

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equi·dis·tant

adjective \ˌē-kwə-ˈdis-tənt, ˌe-\

: of equal distance : located at the same distance

Full Definition of EQUIDISTANT

1
:  equally distant <a location equidistant from two major cities>
2
:  representing map distances true to scale in all directions
equi·dis·tant·ly adverb

Examples of EQUIDISTANT

  1. Points on a circle are equidistant from its center.
  2. Montreal is roughly equidistant from New York, Boston, and Toronto.

Origin of EQUIDISTANT

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin aequidistant-, aequidistans, from Latin aequi- + distant-, distans, present participle of distare to stand apart — more at distant
First Known Use: 1556

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